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Koolistin 2miu Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

By BIOCON LTD
1 Powder For Injection(s) in Dry Vial
MRP 1924.62
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Koolistin 2000000 IU Description

Koolistin Powder For Injection is used for the treatment of severe bacterial infections. It contains colistimethate sodium which belongs to the antibiotic class of medicine. It is used when other ant

ibiotic medicines are unsuitable.

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ContainsColistimethate Sodium(2000000.0 Iu)
UsesSevere bacterial infections
Side effectsInjection site reactions
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Koolistin 2000000 IU

Koolistin Powder For Injection is used in the treatment of certain types of severe infections caused by bacteria.
contraindications

Contraindications of Koolistin 2000000 IU

If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of Koolistin Powder For Injection
sideEffects

Side effects of Koolistin 2000000 IU

  • Injection site reactions
  • Stomach upset
  • Rash
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Koolistin 2000000 IU

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Koolistin Powder For Injection during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Koolistin Powder For Injection during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Koolistin Powder For Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Colistimethate sodium is secreted in breast milk in low amounts. Thus, you should consult your doctor before using Koolistin Powder For Injection while breastfeeding. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Koolistin Powder For Injection?
A:
You may experience dizziness, confusion or visual disturbance while on treatment, thus you should be cautious.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Koolistin Powder For Injection?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and this medicine, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your kidneys
  • You have a condition called myasthenia gravis (which causes muscle weakness)
  • You are suffering from an autoimmune disorder - porphyria
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Koolistin 2000000 IU

How Does It Work?

Colistimethate sodium works by disrupting the bacterial cell wall which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Koolistin 2000000 IU

  • Koolistin Powder For Injection will be given to you in a hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by your doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.
interactions

Interactions of Koolistin 2000000 IU

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Koolistin Powder For Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking other antibiotic medicines, muscle relaxant medicines or you are taking medicines to treat myasthenia gravis (a condition causing muscle weakness).
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Koolistin 2000000 IU

  • Store Koolistin Powder For Injection in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Koolistin 2000000 IU

Overdose

Koolistin Powder For Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking ...
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Missed a Dose

The doctor or nurse usually gives Koolistin Powder For Injection in the hospital or clinic. Therefore, the chances of missing a dose are less. However, if you feel that a dose has been missed, please ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Koolistin Powder For Injection used for?

A: Koolistin Powder For Injection is used to treat certain types of severe infections caused by bacteria.

Q: Is Koolistin an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Koolistin Powder For Injection is an antibiotic medicine.
Product Details
Brand
KOOLISTIN
Expires on or After
12/07/2024
Last Updated on: 17 Dec 2022 | 06:58 PM (IST)

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